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Do Not Skimp On Exercise Footwear Requirements

Do Not Skimp On Exercise Footwear Requirements

If you have recently committed to an exercise plan then you are one step closer to a healthier body and better overall appearance. Outside of these perks, you have also set yourself up for a healthier future which is something you will feel the results for the rest of your life. However, much like any […]

The Need For Water When Exercising

The Need For Water When Exercising

Almost everyone alive understands that you have to drink an appropriate amount of water in order to stay alive, but most people are not as sure of how much water is the appropriate amount to drink for the maximum health benefits. While scientists have suggested different figures over the years, the truth is that the […]

The Importance Of Stretching

The Importance Of Stretching

Stretching is one of the most important things you can do on a daily basis for your body, mind and spirit. The health of these three depends upon the blood flow in your muscle tissues as well as your breathing techniques. Have you ever noticed how dogs stretch every time they wake up from a […]

Stronger, Denser Bones With Lean Muscle Mass

Stronger, Denser Bones With Lean Muscle Mass

Recent findings in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism reveals that being overweight or obese may not protect people from developing brittle bones. Study lead by Dr. Jean-Marc Kaufman of Ghent University Hospital in Belgium and his colleagues, found that fat people had small and thin bones when compared with lean people who have larger […]

Modern Yoga Is Flexible In Many Different Ways

Modern Yoga Is Flexible In Many Different Ways

Yoga has been practiced for centuries as a way to increase natural energy levels and health while also stimulating the unconscious mind and creating a better sense of well being to one’s mental state. Yoga brings many additional benefits to the body such as lowered stress, increased awareness and strength in the body, better flexibility, […]

3 Reasons Women Should Lift Weights

3 Reasons Women Should Lift Weights

You’ve heard the myths that lifting weights will make a woman bulk up. Or maybe you have tried lifting weights at the gym and aren’t sure if you are doing it properly. Lifting weights will not make you bulk up and look like the Hulk. Lifting weights if done correctly, will increase your muscle mass […]

What Are Good And Bad Cholesterols?

What Are Good And Bad Cholesterols?

Cholesterol is naturally found in the body, but there are two different varieties of it and an improper diet can lead to the second, known as LDL which is bad for you can, in turn, lead to a high risk of heart disease and eventually even a fatal heart attack if you do not take […]

Liquid Vitamins Are Far More Effective Than Pills

Liquid Vitamins Are Far More Effective Than Pills

Pills are a regular part of most people’s lives, whether they are medications or vitamins. Interestingly enough, there are more multivitamins sold across the US than Viagra or Prozac. This is because people want to be healthy and prolong their lives as long as possible, and if taking a vitamin in the morning can aid […]

Want A Better Sex Life? Try Yoga!

Want A Better Sex Life? Try Yoga!

We have all heard that yoga is good exercise but who would have thought those poses with the unusual names would make for a better sex life? They can! Men who experience problems with premature ejaculation had better results using yoga than when using Prozac and over-the-counter medications. Women reported increased levels of arousal and […]

The Treadmill, Still Going Strong After 50 Years

The Treadmill, Still Going Strong After 50 Years

Initially designed for medical use the first treadmill was created in 1952, it was later recognized as having great fitness benefits and being a weatherproof alternative to walking or running in the great outdoors. Despite all manner of new and more sophisticated exercise equipment, the treadmill remains the most popular machine for use in both […]